Coordinator for Student Housing, Student Housing

Cameron University
Comanche County, Oklahoma, US
Apr 29, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
The Coordinator for Student Housing position is a full-time (12 month) live-on professional position that carries responsibilities for administering a comprehensive student housing program in a community of 300-500 residents. The Coordinator is a key position that works with the Student Housing and Residence Life team to foster student success and effective business operations of the department.

Job Duties of the Coordinator for Student Housing include but are not limited to:
  • Professionally and efficiently execute Cameron University's commitment to student success
  • Supervision
  • Lead Resident Assistant
  • Resident Assistants (approximately 5)
  • Student Intern
Facility Responsibilities- Cameron Village
  • Responsible for overseeing the student conduct process within the assigned community
  • Work with Resident Assistant staff members individually to ensure growth and development
  • Manage the RA programming budget for assigned community
  • Manage facility access
  • Schedule Resident Assistant on-call and desk duty for area coverage
Departmental Responsibilities
  • Plan and execute the room selection and assignment process for all new and returning residents
  • Responsible for the resident collection process including payment plans
  • Manage the exterior door and elevator schedules for housing facilities
  • Manage all keys and complete regular key inventories
  • Coordinate Health and Safety room inspections
  • Plan and manage the Resident Assistant evaluation process including resident feedback
  • Assist with Resident Assistant training
  • Assist with Resident Assistant selection
  • Update the Resident Assistant manual and other Resident Assistant documents
  • Participate in emergency and crisis prevention planning and preparation
  • Respond to emergency or crisis situations appropriately as they arise
  • Assist with department assessment efforts
  • Assist with departmental and division initiatives
  • Open and close housing at the beginning and ending of each semester
  • Participate in a professional staff on-call rotation
  • Facilitate additional night and weekend work beyond the on-call responsibility
  • Maintain office hours (generally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday)
  • Perform other related duties as needed to support the goals of the department and mission of the university

Supervision: The position reports directly to the Director of Student Housing and Residence Life.

  • Bachelor's Degree by time of appointment.
  • Two years' experience either living on or working in housing or residence life.
  • Willingness to be on-call and work evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • Ability to pass a background screening.

  • Master's Degree in higher education, student affairs, educational administration, or related field.
  • Experience supervising Resident Assistants.
  • Post undergraduate work experience in housing or residence life.


    $28,000. In addition to salary, the employee is provided a two bedroom furnished apartment including utilities, cable, internet, a meal plan, parking permit, and rec center access.


    Cameron University offers a wide variety of comprehensive programs to benefit our employees. We are proud to offer such benefits as paid medical coverage for our employees, ample time off opportunities and employee tuition waiver programs. To view all benefits available to employees, visit:


    Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master's-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for many cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University's Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or by accessing the report online at


    Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.


    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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